Paratrooper flown to Plano hospital after bad landing

By: Morgan Downing Email
By: Morgan Downing Email

DENISON, TX -- A paratrooper has been flown to a Plano hospital after an accidental landing at North Texas Regional Airport.

EMS officials say a 62-year-old man crash landed -- knocking himself unconscious -- after jumping out of a plane this morning. He was wearing a helmet and regained consciousness after a few minutes. Air Evac flew him to a Plano hospital for his head injury. No word yet on his condition.

According to airport firefighters, he's a member of the Liberty Jump Team -- which paratroops to reenact historical events.


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